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data in this regard. the pentagon has not spent the estimated 15-20 million dollars per year needed to establish the voting assistance offices that dod is required by law to set up at all installations. the record told fox news that it complies fully with the loss. >> it is the best it has ever been. we have all of the different methods and means at our disposal. we have the great web site with on-line that will walk folks through. we have a download. >> listen up it's not too late to request, e receive and cast your absentee ballot. go to sazp.gov or hero's vote.org. hero's vote.org. >> as long as there's an on-line wizard. >> that leads us to our question of the day. this is what we would like you to brew on. is the pentagon doing enough to help the military vote sevenltd over the comments. you can tweet them to us at fox friends first or shoot us an e-mail at foxfriendsfirst@foxnews.com. it is 18 minutes after the hour. a whole lot of us are making less money but we are spending more money. in these tough economic times. vera gibbons is here to help you save when you are making l
. rich edson has the whole story live at the pentagon. don't miss it. ♪ you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. ♪ >> i'm robert gray with your fox business brief. wall street continues to struggle with less than 30 minutes in the trading game. investors skittish of the return of the upcoming earnings season. spain's prospect for a bailout request and possible sovereign credit rating downgrade. right now the dow is off 46 points, the nasdaq now slightly higher. liberty media will soon find out how its takeover bid for serious ex-im is being received. the federal communications commission has set a november 1st deadline for anyone opposing the deal to buy an initial protest with the agency. the sec is moving closer to e
and the work of al-qaeda linked groups. intelligence expert who has worked in the pentagon for two decades tells "outfront" the key information left out of the talking points can only mean the administration is covering something up. u.s. intelligence knew about the al qaeda link within 24 hours of the attacks. and the now infamous comments by susan rice saying the attacks were not preplanned, not the work of terror were four days after that. this does not add up. intelligence committee chairman mike rogers is our exclusive guest, but first, elyse has the latest on the news she's been "outfront" with from the start. you have been breaking this, this latest story about the white house choosing to leave information out. what are your sources saying as to why the white house left out key points. like the fact that this was a terrorist attack. >> well, i think, erin, if you look at the chronology of how this happened, the days after the attack -- in fact the day after the attack, my sources were telling me this was a preplanned military style assault, indication that there were terrorists invo
the pentagon, the incident over on the shoulder in the hov lanes won't cost you any time on your trip to the 14th street bridge. maryland beltway we've been accident free as well. greenbelt, college park, silver spring, everything should be a- okay for ow that drive. next check of -- for you on that drive. next check of traffic comes up at 5:24. back to you. >> thanks, bev glez still ahead, we'll hear from excited national fans after their team wins the national league east. >> up next, a group that favors voter i.d. laws make their case by fighting dead voters in maryland. we'll be back. >>> your weather first. grab the rain gear. talking to one of my weather watchers in fauquier county in cathlet. heavy rain coming down right now. 60 degrees. we're watching the heaviest of the showers west of town. by 9:00 looks like the bulk of that could actually be north of us. almost a mostly -- it will stay mostly cloudy today. 71 degrees by lunch time. a couple of showers here and there this afternoon. high temperatures 75 to 80. andrea and mike? >> all right, howard. >>> a watchdog group claims they fo
that the pentagon and cia are asking for what's called target packages or information about those who may be responsible suggesting maybe they will be targeted to be captured or killed. explain what this means. >> you know, wolf, i'd actually been surprised if this wasn't going on. so it is, you know, in the wake of the east africa embassy bombings, you'll remember president clinton ordered strikes on training camps in afghanistan and one in sudan. so it is not uncommon after the immediate aftermath of an attack, there will be people devoted to understanding what exactly happened. the intelligence community and law enforcement will be devoted to who is responsible, who should be held accountable for it. and the military, which is the face of what we consider our hard power, will look to say based on what we know, are there targets that are vulnerable to a strike? retribution strike? and where are they and what do we know about them? they'll also, wolf, in this process identify the gaps. if there are particular intelligence gaps that they have, they'll identify those to the intelligence co
in may the pentagon struck a harsher tone saying it would consider cyber attacks acts of war. we are awaiting further comment by the white house. a new report timed it dozens of programs operation fast and furious. according to univision, it found links between 57 previously unidentified weapons and a series of murders that took place in mexico, particularly near warren spirits of the weapons were used by drug cartel members to slaughter 14 teenagers at a birthday party. others used in the massacre of 18 men at a rehab center in juarez. more than 2,000 were allowed across the border by the justice department and alcohol and tobacco and firearms in operation fast injurious. just 1202 of those weapons hav been recovered. ung illegal immigrants are now allowed driver's licensss in california. under a bill that governor jerry brown signed into law just last night. the measure makes an estimated 400,000 illegal immigrants eligible to drive legally in california if they qualify for the obama administration federal work permit program imposed by executive order. no other state has enact
. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has the details from the pentagon. how seriously did the u.s. military take these peace talks with the taliban. >> not very. this was essentially a state-department-led idea from with some backing from the white house and the president's national security advisers over at the white house when richard holbrooke was still alive as ambassador and envoy to pakistan he backed the idea because many military commander's believed you could not shoot yourself out of this war, out of the war in afghanistan. the pentagon also never believed that they could negotiate he with elements loyal to mullah omar or the a cane the aquani network. the pentago taliban doesn't specialize in talking but in shooting. they were willing to give it a chance but they didn't really believe, many of the generals i've spoken to that it would get off the ground. gregg: what are officials saying about where the talks are heading in. >> what weiree hearing is that the real snag came when the pentagon and also in congress there were -- the real snag is when they would not agree
that happen? how did dire warnings of layoffs disappear. rich edson latest from the pentagon. sound a little fishy. >> republicans are charging politics here. when you look at the structure of the fiscal cliff and what exactly happens, we're talking about automatic cuts to the pentagon. $50 billion a year starting on january 2nd. these cuts are supposed to last for an entire decade. and republicans and democrats are trying to figure out ways to avoid them. but one event analysts says even when you talk about january 2nd, when the fiscal cut hits effects on defense contractors will be gradual. >> if you look at what would happen on january 2nd, if sequestration goes into effect, basically everyone in industry who is working on a contract at that point in time, they're going to be working on contracts that already have funding obligated on them. so they would not be affected. so no one in industry would have to be laid off. what would be affected is the awarding of new contracts or the extension of contracts or exercise of contract options in the months after sequestration. >> though it appear
. >>> from zombies to zelits are they being attacked because of how they act? pentagon officials believe that at least some of the 97 u.s. and nato troops murdered by afghan security forces over the past 30 years were killed because they were culturally insensitive. that's right. it was their own fault according to paul spur re the best way to deal with this is u.s. troops go through muslim sensitivity training to learn about stuff that is considered insulting in islam. like for example never show the bottom of boots while sitting or lying across from a muslim. avoid winking or cursing. >> but it is a tick. you can't help it. >> it is my tour retes. >> avoid exiting the shower without a towel. and spur resays many military officials are outraged with one senior army intelligence official telling him quote, the cultural affront excuse is a bunch of garbage. they are killing us because we are infidels occupying islamic lands. it is what the koran and every imam is telling them, and no amount of cultural sensiti
for the move. there is political uncertainty surrounding the cut and the pentagon says it's not even fully planning for them, preferring that congress reverse them. they say the automatic cut will be gradual. >> what would be affected is the awarding of new contract, or extension of contract or exercise of contract options in the months after sequestions ration. the key, though, is the timing. i would not happen immediately on january 2. it would happen in months and years that follow. >> defense contractors so far followed the administration guidance with lockheed martin announcing it will not move ahead with layoff notices before the election. bret? >> bret: picking up the legal bills is the real question. we'll follow up on that, rich. thank you. still ahead -- huge decision about pennsylvania's voter i.d. law. first, another border patrol agent makes the ultimate sacrifice. ♪ [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. sowhy let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor abo
you might want to stay inside on. >> and is that the pentagon? >> i can't -- . >> i think so. >> and that is -- . >> yeah. >> and that can be the monument out there somewhere and that is what we're going have to contend with and you figure that out. in hd, can you see that and we're stuck on the northern side of the warm front and that is to the south of us and that is warm and muggy. this is lanard -- leonardtown right now, still some showers to the south of us and really, all of this is south-southeast of the metro. the warm front is just south of you here and we're getting showers and some overrun coming up here and this is stronger. salis buro the front and the temperatures in the -- salisbury on the temperatures in the front and the lower 80s. we'll stay in the 70s on through the evening hours and overnight, most of us will stay in the 70s, believe it or not. let me show you this is a sense where the showers have been running and some thunderstorms, to, with this. most of the motion is up to the east and to the northwest. we're not talking about the heavy rain here. it a
and others deserve combat status just like 9/11 victims at the pentagon received. combat status makes them eligible for purple hearts and other benefits. so far the government has denied this to them, so now she's taking her message to twitter, earlier writing, quote: >> reporter: and telling a fellow vet's wife, quote, this administration will not continue to sweep us under the rug. pete is the ceo of concerned veterans for america. hi, pete. >> hi. alisyn: so autumn manning has been expressing her great frustration on social media, on twitter, and she wants her husband and others to have combat status bestowed on them. how would that change their lives? >> very much so. if you, if you recognize the attack by may jar hasan -- major hasan as what it is, terrorism, that requires a whole different set of things tod it recognizes the fact that this guy was motivated by and in contact with al-qaeda, that this was effectively a behind enemy lines operation by al-qaeda to kill 13 americans, wound 34 including this staff sergeant, and he would be bestowed a purple heart. but it's part of a larger
made the decision to publish the pentagon papers, a classified history of u.s. involvement in vietnam. arthur ochs sulzberger was 86 years old. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. we turn to the presidential campaign, with both candidates awaiting their high-stakes meeting wednesday night. workers prepared the debate space at the university of denver. while the candidates prepared themselves for wednesday night's first face-off. it's to focus on domestic policy and will be moderated by the pbs newshour's own jim leer. republican mitt romney made his way westward from boston with a rally in denver planned for this evening. president obama was in henderson, nevada, getting ready. last night he tried to lower expectations for himself at a rally in las vegas. >> i know folks in the media are speculating already on who is going to have the best zingers. >> you are! i don't know about that. who is going to put the the most points on the board. >> you are! no, no, governor romney is a good debater. i'm just okay. >> woodruff: by contrast a prominent romney supportin
the investigation? we are confirming this morning, one of my colleagues, justin fisher at the pentagon, producer, that the fbi 20 days later still has not set foot in banghazi. >> i would guess the fbi is trying. and my guess is that he -- the individual who makes the decision has decided that the situation's still not safe for that team of people to go in. obviously every day that goes by means that the -- the scene will have been sufficiently disturbed, that the likelihood of their learning much diminishes with every passing day. >> greta: how could it not be safe for our fbi who are pretty well trained for security, yet it was safe for our ambassador and others to be there? >> it wasn't safe. >> greta: well, no, but the thinking. i mean, obviously it wasn't, because they were killed. but the thinking that the fbi are not tough enough and armed enough and ready to go and investigate that, because as you say as time marches on, we lose evidence, we lose information. >> sure. i think that once an event like that happens, and the people are killed, it's clear that they misjudged the security situ
the investigations proceed, the "new york times" reported today that the pentagon and c.i.a. are drawing up contingency plans to kill or capture those believed responsible for the killings. congressman issa's letter also congressman issa's letter detailed some 13 anti-u.s. and anti-western security incidents in the months leading up to the attacks. for more now on the state of security in benghazi and hunt for suspects, we turn to two reporters: siobhan gordon of the "wall street journal" and greg miller of the "washington post." welcome to you both. president obama pledged on september 12 to bring the killers to justice. siobhan, starting with you. how far along is the u.s. in the investigation, the kind of investigation to have to do that some >> they're fairly far along in terms of being able to identify some individuals through either tracking conversations or through video that is picked up. photographs and the like. so they have identified a number of individuals. they are trying to figure out now what the next steps are to deal with those individuals. much they've discovered that the
was in the pentagon when the plane hit, too. that was a bad day. >> brian: was he okay. >> yes he was fine. >> brian: you will never forget the passengers face. to see a fully armed f-16 off of the wing tip brought them up short. it was an being morning. >> brian: other wars and conflict necessary kosovo and the days in iraq. how dangerous were those skies? >> it tarted out extremely dangerous. there was a lot left over from the first gulf war and saddam and everyone in four went down fighting. >> brian: thigh had more fire power left and one of two times where up felt you could die is when you tumbled on what was left of saddam's forces. >> yes. the medina division of the republican guard and went down to look for a company size unit and found an endivision and they fired so much missiles and i lost all my decoys >> brian: you sat there wondered if this was it >> i was zipping along as fast as i could go absolutely. >> brian: are you proud of what you have done for this country in >> i am. i will always look back and know when it counted i did manage important. >> brian: have you processed it as yo
be a violation of the law. >> joined by our pentagon correspondent, barbara starr. you've been digging into this for new information. you say as early as april, the united states sent special forces into benghazi for a specific reason. >> they did, indeed, carol. what we've learned is that a very small team of special forces commandos were sent to that benghazi compound. this was back in april. if you think back a u.n. -- united nations convoy in the region had been attacked. growing security concerns at that time back in april, about what was going on in that region in eastern libya. so, the u.s. sent a team of about four special forces, commandos to the benghazi compound. they did a security assessment. what could be done to improve security at the facility. and they recommended apparently, we are told, a couple of things that seem fairly minor in retrospect. sand bagging some positions so libyan forces who were there, contractors, essentially, could help fight back if the place came under attack and also were training for some of that private security force that was hired for the co
the fiscal cliff at the end of the year. rich edson at the pentagon to report on that. dagen: more problems for american airlines. when will that end? is it a labor fight? looking at the markets underrated but we don't like looking at it. so anyway, i've been to a lot of places. you know, i've helped a lot of people save a lot of money. but today...( sfx: loud noise of large metal object hitting the ground) things have been a little strange. (sfx: sound of piano smashing) roadrunner: meep meep. meep meep? (sfx: loud thud sound) what a strange place. geico®. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. robert: i am robert gray. republican senator chuck grassley of iowa turning up the heat on tim geithner. charlie gasparino reports that the senator wants to know what tim geithner knew about manipulations and when he knew it. grassley is asking tim geithner if he defends not telling congress about manipulation in 2008. u.s. automakers reporting mixed september sales numbers. general motors posting the best september since 2008. ford sales stalled last month and chr
the senate armed services committee more open in how it reviews an authorization bill for the pentagon spending, for example, where billions are authorized, but there's no transparency in that process. i also just wanted to give my good friend and colleague john an opportunity to amend or clarify a statement he made about nonprofits and their ability to pressure -- [laughter] >> my point is that it's really difficult. like, we do what we can to be relevant to what is politically attractive, right in and so we all play in that world. but compared to the minority switching hands and the pressure that's at play there, that's very difficult for a nonprofit like either of ours to just create. so we can't create the political circumstances, but we can do things that are, um, complimentary to what they are. does that clarify what you meant -- >> so difficult but not impossible. >> yes, yes, i'm with you. >> thank you. [laughter] >> jim snyder. my question is to hugh, and it concerns the transparency of congressionally-sponsored events like this. identify been going to -- i've been going to ev
it reviews and authorization bill for the pentagon spending, for example. billions are authorized, but there's no transparency in the process. i also want to give my good friend and colleague to clarify the statement he made about nonprofits and their ability to pressure. >> my point is that it is really difficult. we do what we can to be relevant to what is politically as in we all play in that role. but compared to the minority switching hands in the pressure i played there, but very difficult for nonprofit to just create, so we can't create political circumstances, but we do things complementary to what they are. does that clarify which are not? >> difficult but not impossible. >> jim snyder. my question is to see you concerns the transparency congressionally sponsored event. i've been involved with about a half-dozen of them. they are incredibly valuable for nonprofits. not only are they free, that they are high prestige in great trade press doesn't apply to this particular audience, but in general to the media. >> how dare you insult my audience. [inaudible] -- you look at foundation pr
to the pentagon for more protection. this comes as the white house is rejecting calls for ambassador susan wright to resign for saying that the attacks were sparked by the offensive antes-muslim film. >>> it is 7:22. we will tell you why it is a little more pricey in the district for food. and why you have to pay. >>> and christmas is months away but it is shaping up to be a busy holiday shopping season. the latest forecast after the break. . >> and from the farm to the lunch line, holly is learning all about a nationwide program that serves up a healthy menu in school cafeterias to help farmers -- to help local farmers. good morning, kids. this year, america's privately-owned freight railroads plan to spspend $23 billion on their network. that's like building 4 nat's stadiums, 5 wilson bridges, and 8 dc convention centers...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. so i had to look the part. to work in fasashion. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there, i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers
of the government of the united states of america that is worse than acquisition than the pentagon who is famous for massive waste and cost overrun is the faa? what is wrong with your procurement process and how are we going to fix it? >> as you have heard, we would have in retrospect the eram should have been structured differently. i would tell you that we got the contractors attention at the ceo level to get the changes that we needed quickly. the profile of the kind of work the faa does is high risk and sometimes it is a technological leading edge, sometimes the bleeding edge and it is that kind of project especially when it is this complex is likely to have to sit back and delay. when you take the six separate technologies that constitute nextgen in the interplay and interaction between them it is an order of magnitude more complex. that is not an excuse but it puts a premium on better project management skills and understanding the risk from the beginning and we are very much focused on that. >> mr. churn and one other question. i read something yesterday about potentially using the meridi
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